Talgra

Consulting

Armonk, New York

United States

www.talgra.com

About Talgra

Talgra offers consulting services for people wanting to apply new thinking to create positive social and environmental change with their money while providing a financial return. The company guides people about values-based investing opportunities from local banking to energy conservation projects to funding social entrepreneurs. Talgra offers related services focused on achieving successful investments of time and money for purpose driven people and organizations. Talgra's consulting approach is based on experience from the company’s own portfolio of community, sustainable and impact investments.

Talgra created and manages “Invest With Values - The Investor’s Gateway to Positive Change” (www.InvestWithValues.com). It is a free educational website that features a directory of over 300 resources and organizations focused on aligning money and values through Local Banking, Community Investing, Sustainable & Responsible Investing and Impact Investing. The new community forum connects investors with shared interests and values.

We became a B Corp to demonstrate our deep commitment to positive change and increasing awareness. The B Corp community promotes shared values, new approaches and collaboration which are all essential to sustaining the change we seek. We greatly appreciate the work B Corp and the business members do that create win-win solutions and a better world for all.

The Change We Seek®

Talgra seeks to create thriving communities and a healthy planet supported by intentional money, business and investments.  By aligning money and values, they can increase personal and collective well-being.  Through collaboration, they can raise awareness about the rapidly growing community of people and organizations with shared values offering aligned investments.  By connecting the dots and providing friendly resources, they can inspire more people to be the change through their money, business and investments. 

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

November 2013
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

35
7
Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

N/A
18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

18
N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

57
17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

11
6
Overall B Score
104
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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